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Top Inventions of the 20th Century

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All of those things that the 1900s gave us that we can't live without today.

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Electronic Television 1923 Report Abuse
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Microwave 1945 Report Abuse
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Liquid Fuel Rocket 1914 Report Abuse
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Integrated Circuit 1958 Report Abuse
Microchips make our technological world possible.
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Antibiotics 1928 Report Abuse
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ARPANET 1969 Report Abuse
This doesn’t sound familiar, but it was the first information network between computers. It was originally created for counter nuclear measures during the Cold War. Eventually, this led to the internet we all know and love now.
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Cell Phones 1977 Report Abuse
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Powered, Controlled Airplane 1903 Report Abuse
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Sliced Bread 1928 Report Abuse
That's the coolest thing since sliced bread!
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Ballpoint Pen 1938 Report Abuse
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Compact Disc 1980 Report Abuse
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Lazer 1960 Report Abuse
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Vacuum Cleaner 1901 Report Abuse
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Walkman 1979 Report Abuse
The first step on the road to iPods and other portable mp3 players.
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Rubik Cube 1974 Report Abuse
Still a puzzle, even at almost 40 years old.
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Disposable Razor Blades 1909 Report Abuse
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Parachute 1913 Report Abuse
Now we can enjoy jumping out of planes without actually dying [most of the time].
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Slinky 1945 Report Abuse
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Oral Contraception 1954 Report Abuse
Very controversial. This led to questions about women's reproductive rights, along with general questions about sexuality.
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Video Game Console 1968 Report Abuse
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